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NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Danielle Waters on Jul 31, 2020, 10:13 am

If a residential project with a rooftop pool wants to pursue SSc5-Option 1, but how does the pool full of water impact the calculations? Is the pool sq.ft. excluded or does the pool materials...

Open-grid pavement system- is gravel inside the openings compliant?

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Aleksandra Prawda on Jul 29, 2020, 8:14 am

Hi all,

In my projects in Poland usually when we aim to achieve heat island option 1. points with non-roof "open-grid pavement" strategy we mean permeable grass pavers, just like the ones...

Non compliant SRI/SR

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Charalampos Giannikopoulos on Jul 13, 2020, 6:40 am

Recently we have realized that the credit form allows adding materials with non-compliant...

Definition of "Vegetated planters"

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Marion THIBAULT on Jul 6, 2020, 10:46 am

Dear all leed users,

What is considered in terms of vegetated planters ? In table 3. Non roof strategies, it's defined that it can't be "artificail turf grass" but can it be "natural turf...

Meaning of HARDSCAPE in LEED projects

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posted by Praveen Sagayaraj on Jun 5, 2020, 3:22 am

I'm very new to LEED terminologies. I'm preparing for LEED Green Associate exam. I'm stuck with the definition of hardscape. What does HRADSCAPE exactly refer to? In the USGBC Glossary it has...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Jun 12, 2020, 1:56 am

Roof under Woven Shading Layer

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posted by Senna Sabir on Jun 10, 2020, 8:29 am

Hi everyone 

Hoping to collect some advice on this. Our current hospitality project's low-sloped rooftop (approx. dimensions 13.8mx20.0m) is underneath a shading layer (approx. dimensions...

Roof with Varying Slopes

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posted by Senna Sabir on May 3, 2020, 5:47 am

Hi everyone 

How do you deal with rooftops with undulating designs? We current have a project whose roof varies in slope (Portion A has a slope of 3:12, Portion B has a slope of 7:12, ...

Last reply: Senna Sabir, May 5, 2020, 8:10 am

SRI value for all paving materials are requested, where to find concrete SRI values?

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posted by Milo Aguilar on Apr 14, 2020, 11:41 am

Design reviewer suggested to Refer to...

Last reply: Deborah Lucking, Apr 30, 2020, 1:04 pm

Parking Under Cover and SRI Requirement

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Summer on Oct 9, 2019, 4:35 am

Hi,

Our project have a 100% parking space under cover which means we are okay with option 2. Do we need to comply with...

Last reply: Eric Anderson, Mar 23, 2020, 1:22 pm

roof under ventilation ducts and glass overhang

NC-v4 SSc5: Heat Island Reduction
posted by Agata Mozer on Dec 12, 2019, 5:34 am

I have two questions regarding heat island reduction credit:

1. I would like to confirm if in LEEDv4...

Last reply: emily reese moody, Feb 13, 2020, 1:15 am